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by Sister Rosemary

Kindness of strangers

ON A recent journey, I discovered again how kind people can be. At several stations, I had steps to negotiate, but not once did I struggle with luggage; each time, some stranger would offer to carry my case. Most of those who offered were young people, who receive such a bad press. It may be that they did this because they saw me as worryingly decrepit, but I am not complaining.

When I returned to the convent, there ...

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